Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

March 28, 2017

John Day Pool on Columbia River to close for retention of sturgeon

Action: Closes retention of sturgeon in John Day Pool.

Effective date: March 30, 2017, until further notice.

Species affected: White sturgeon.

Locations: The Columbia River and tributaries from John Day Dam upstream to McNary Dam.

Reason for action: The harvest guideline is expected to be reached by the effective date of this rule. Information contact: (360) 696-6211. For latest information press *1010.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.

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